Publisher description for The English novel, 1770-1829 : a bibliographical survey of prose fiction published in the British Isles / general editors, Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schowerling.


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This historical bibliography provides an entirely new foundation for the literary history of the late eighteenth century and the Romantic age, reconstructing the full cast of British novelists of the period, their publishers and reviewers. It provides full transcriptions of titles and imprint lines, together with much other bibliographical and historical information, including contemporary reviews (with generous quotations), dedications, and pricing and printing details, as well as an introductory historical essay on the different themes embraced by the novel, profiles of popular authorship, translation, the economics and circumstances of novel production and design, and the scope of literary circulation and reception.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English fiction -- 18th century -- Bibliography.
Early printed books -- Great Britain -- 18th century -- Bibliography.
Early printed books -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Bibliography.
Fiction -- Translations into English -- Bibliography.
English fiction -- 19th century -- Bibliography.
Great Britain -- Imprints.